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Stories from May 1, 2012, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. Apple rejecting applications which use Dropbox (dropbox.com)
723 points by dannyr on May 1, 2012 | hide | 348 comments
2. Carmack on why transatlantic ping is faster than pushing a pixel to the screen (superuser.com)
531 points by eavc on May 1, 2012 | hide | 64 comments
3. Android Ported to C# (xamarin.com)
516 points by pmjordan on May 1, 2012 | hide | 165 comments
4. Introducing DuckDuckHack (gabrielweinberg.com)
417 points by bjplink on May 1, 2012 | hide | 72 comments
5. What time is it? (wz.cz)
363 points by joaopfsilva on May 1, 2012 | hide | 80 comments
6. Google open sources key piece of Street View technology (google-opensource.blogspot.com)
350 points by mierle on May 1, 2012 | hide | 51 comments
7. Why Instagram is so fast at uploading photos (speakerdeck.com)
259 points by daviday on May 1, 2012 | hide | 102 comments
8. Going from $0 to $500k in 1 Year with no VC Money (thenextweb.com)
245 points by antr on May 1, 2012 | hide | 82 comments
9. Ask HN: Who Is Hiring? (May 2012)
243 points by whoishiring on May 1, 2012 | hide | 270 comments
10. Everything I wish someone had told me (about freelancing) (megrobichaud.tumblr.com)
239 points by digitalnalogika on May 1, 2012 | hide | 80 comments
11. Probabilistic Data Structures For Web Analytics And Data Mining (highlyscalable.wordpress.com)
229 points by aespinoza on May 1, 2012 | hide | 8 comments
12. Linus Torvalds on new Chromebook Aura UI (plus.google.com)
201 points by simanyay on May 1, 2012 | hide | 152 comments
13. Three things you should never put in your database (revsys.com)
146 points by webology on May 1, 2012 | hide | 91 comments
14. Try this at home - science experiments for everyone (t2ah.com)
136 points by ColinWright on May 1, 2012 | hide | 16 comments
15. Uber launches on demand Mariachi band for $100 (uber.com)
125 points by iag on May 1, 2012 | hide | 29 comments
16. The Python Standard Library - Where Modules Go To Die (leancrew.com)
122 points by b14ck on May 1, 2012 | hide | 72 comments
17. Turntable.fm: Where Did Our Love Go? (inc.com)
118 points by aaronbrethorst on May 1, 2012 | hide | 83 comments
18. DoppioVM: a JVM in CoffeeScript (int3.github.com)
117 points by gmac on May 1, 2012 | hide | 30 comments
19. Data At GitHub (github.com)
112 points by lee337 on May 1, 2012 | hide | 2 comments
20. OpenBSD 5.1 released (openbsd.org)
112 points by hackermom on May 1, 2012 | hide | 38 comments
21. Skype replaces P2P supernodes with Linux boxes hosted by Microsoft (arstechnica.com)
110 points by evo_9 on May 1, 2012 | hide | 102 comments
22. Which is better: Many customers at low price-point or few at high price? (asmartbear.com)
111 points by hawke on May 1, 2012 | hide | 59 comments
23. Young File-Sharers Respond To Tough Laws By Buying A VPN (torrentfreak.com)
109 points by webandrew on May 1, 2012 | hide | 86 comments
24. Tindie: an etsy for electronics (tindie.com)
105 points by netcrash on May 1, 2012 | hide | 19 comments
25. The "Me, Too" Startup Syndrome (funtrepreneur.tumblr.com)
103 points by designhacker on May 1, 2012 | hide | 63 comments
26. SEOmoz raises 18 million from Ignition and Foundry (seomoz.org)
101 points by Fluxx on May 1, 2012 | hide | 34 comments
27. Heroku's new, free PostgreSQL 9.1 development database (heroku.com)
94 points by chanks on May 1, 2012 | hide | 25 comments
28. Google BigQuery brings Big Data analytics to all businesses (googledevelopers.blogspot.in)
91 points by boundlessdreamz on May 1, 2012 | hide | 13 comments
29. Ask HN: Freelancer? Seeking freelancer? (May 2012)
82 points by whoishiring on May 1, 2012 | hide | 86 comments
30. Check Out This Berkeley Freshman’s ‘Ridiculously Automated’ Dorm Room (techcrunch.com)
77 points by jedwhite on May 1, 2012 | hide | 33 comments

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